Category Archives: General Plastic Surgery

Dr.Chaffoo Breast Augmentation San Diego,CA

Top Reasons People Choose to Have a Breast Augmentation

Augmentation mammaplasty or breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic plastic surgery procedure performed each year in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), over 300,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed in 2017. These statistics remain common each year and are provided by the ASPS, the world’s largest organization of …

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Coolsculpting with Dr. chaffoo in la jolla CA

Technological Advances in CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting has become the most popular treatment for nonsurgical fat reduction in the United States. Controlled cooling is delivered via an applicator to freeze the targeted fat cells within the subcutaneous tissue also referred to as “stubborn fat”. It works by applying a suction applicator that draws up the skin and fat tissue into a …

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Dr. Chaffoo Triple Board Certified San Diego CA,

What Is the Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon?

The difference between a plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon can be summed up in one word: HUGE. Many people mistakenly think there is no difference. And how would the unsuspecting public know otherwise? Both types of doctors went to medical school and are licensed to practice medicine. Both often have beautiful websites and attractive offices …

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The 3 Things That Worry Rhinoplasty Patients (And Why They Shouldn’t)

Rhinoplasty is one of the top 5 cosmetic plastic surgical procedures performed yearly with over 200,000 in 2017 according to statistics compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The ASPS represents over 6000 board certified plastic surgeons and is the largest plastic surgery society in the world. So while rhinoplasty is a trusted …

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Dr Chaffoo MD San Diego

Common Questions about Coolsculpting

CoolSculpting is a revolutionary method to permanently remove unwanted fat in a completely non-invasive manner. It has been FDA approved since 2010 with over 7 million treatments performed worldwide. Our practice has experience performing over 24,000 treatments on over 6000 patients. With our vast experience in CoolSculpting we would like to answer the most common …

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Dr Chaffoo MD San Diego

Dr. Chaffoo Wins Multiple Awards for Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 22, 2018 – Plastic Surgeon Dr Richard Chaffoo from La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, has won multiple Aesthetic Everything awards this year for his aesthetic excellence. He was awarded as a top plastic surgeon in the West and as a Top 100 Aesthetic Doctor in Aesthetic Everything’s annual awards. “I …

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